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Chavanay is located in France
Coordinates: 45°24′56″N 4°43′55″E / 45.4156°N 4.7319°E / 45.4156; 4.7319Coordinates: 45°24′56″N 4°43′55″E / 45.4156°N 4.7319°E / 45.4156; 4.7319
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Le Pilat
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pilat rhodanien
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Edouard Roche
Area1 15.06 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,288
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42056 /42410
Elevation 140–463 m (459–1,519 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Chavanay is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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Chavanay is twinned with:

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